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2017 Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Recreation and Tourism Honors Debbie Dane

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Commerce – Tourism Development 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov 2017 Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Recreation and Tourism Honors Debbie Dane COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho—October 18, 2017—Debbie Dane received the 2017 Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Recreation and Tourism at the opening reception for the Idaho Conference on Recreation and […]

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Idaho Conference on Recreation and Tourism Convenes in Coeur d’Alene October 17-19

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov  Idaho Conference on Recreation and Tourism Convenes in Coeur d’Alene October 17-19 BOISE, Idaho–Tuesday, October 3, 2017–The Idaho Conference on Recreation and Tourism (ICORT) will be held at the Best Western Plus Coeur d’Alene Inn in Coeur d’Alene from October 17-19, 2017.  Organizers […]

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Idaho Tourism Receives National Award at Annual ESTO Conference

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Tourism Receives National Award at Annual ESTO Conference BOISE, Idaho – August 31, 2017 – The Idaho Department of Commerce – Tourism Development received high praise this week at the annual ESTO (Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations) conference held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, […]

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Idaho Travel Council Announces Annual Grant Awards

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Travel Council Announces Annual Grant Awards Over $5 Million Awarded for Tourism Promotion BOISE, Idaho—August 9, 2017—During its meeting held in McCall this week, the Idaho Travel Council (ITC) granted over $5 million in tourism marketing funding to non-profit organizations through the […]

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Idaho Travel Council Announces August Meeting

Media Alert Contact:  Laurie McConnell Idaho Commerce – Tourism Development 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Travel Council Announces August Meeting BOISE, Idaho—Thursday, July 27, 2017—The Idaho Travel Council (ITC) will meet at the Hotel McCall (1101 North Third St., McCall) on August 8 and 9. Over the two days, the Council will hear Idaho Commerce department updates, […]

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Governor Otter Awards Community Development Block Grants

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Megan Hill Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 megan.hill@commerce.idaho.gov   Governor Otter Awards Community Development Block Grants Federally funded grants benefit economic development projects in Idaho cities and counties   BOISE, ID— Tuesday, April 25, 2017—Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter announced that 18 Idaho Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) awards will be distributed […]

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Supplemental Funding Approved to Support F-35 Mission at Gowen Field

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Megan Hill Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 megan.hill@commerce.idaho.gov Supplemental Funding Approved to Support F-35 Mission at Gowen Field Legislature’s appropriation will be used for public outreach, education and promotion BOISE, Idaho–Tuesday, February 28, 2017–Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter signed legislation today providing $100,000 to the Idaho Department of Commerce to pay for […]

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National Guard contributes to defense, Idaho economy

BY DICK GARDNER There is a hidden giant in the Idaho economy, whose story deserves to be told. Its name is the Idaho National Guard. Most folks associate the Guard with the many deployments that are part of Idaho’s contribution to national security. Or they may think of the Idaho National Guard responding to emergencies […]

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